Luthi+Webb > Tel Aviv, Israel > Firm Profile

PO BOX 33113
TEL AVIV 6492702

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes Tier 1

Luthi+Webb‘s patent dispute practice is among the leaders in the market, representing large domestic clients before both national and foreign courts. Seasoned IP litigator Richard Luthi heads the department and regularly represents the pharmaceutical industry in court and before governmental authorities. Daniel Lerner is also very active, regularly leading on cases and acting for multinational companies in patent disputes. Martin Binnes further bolsters the team’s expertise with two decades of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.  

Practice head(s):

Richard Luthi

Other key lawyers:

Daniel Lerner; Martin Binnes; Eliran Hadad; Rotem Cohen


‘Well-regarded firm with good experience in helping technology clients.’

‘I work with Daniel Lerner on patent matters. Very diligent and responsive.’

Key clients

Beigene Pharmaceuticals



Shandong Luye Pharmaceutical

Johnson & Johnson


Genesis Prize Foundation

Peanuts Worldwide


Israel Aerospace Industries

Celeb LLC.

Willi-Food International

Sircle Collection B.V.

Bank Leumi LeIsrael


Work highlights

  • Representing Equashield Medical Ltd in a dispute against Teva Medical and Simplivia Healthcare Ltd, including patent infringement claims before Israeli courts and revocation proceedings before the ILPTO.
  • Represented Gilead Science in a patent opposition filed by Teva against our client’s patent protecting the molecule Tenofovir alafenamide (TAF).
  • Represented Willi-Food International against a preliminary injunction filed by Mutti SpA., claiming passing off in relation to sliced tomatoes products packages.

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: filing/prosecution Tier 2

Luthi+Webb‘s IP prosecution department has expertise in the life sciences, pharmaceuticals, agricultural biotechnology, and medical devices sectors. With her scientific academic background, department head Cynthia Webb advises clients on issues of patentability, freedom to operate, and IP due diligence. She has recently been joined by patent attorney Chanoch Kahn who is admitted in both Israel and the US.

Practice head(s):

Cynthia Webb

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Mapi Pharma Ltd.

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Yissum Technology Transfer Co.

Ichilov Tech Ltd.

The Sheba Medical Center

RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd.

Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd.

Hadasit Medical Research Services & Development Ltd

The National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev Ltd.

Edwards Lifesciences Inc.

Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd.

Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.

Evogene Ltd.


Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Research and Development Authority

Aleph Farms Ltd.

EPM Group Inc.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Luthi + Co., established in 1986 by Richard Luthi, is a boutique law firm, which specializes in intellectual property litigation: patents, designs, copyright, trademarks, passing-off, trade secrets, etc. While the firm’s expertise encompasses all areas of intellectual property litigation, it is particularly renowned both in Israel and abroad for its patent litigation practice. The litigation group is headed by Richard Luthi, considered by many to be Israel’s leading patent litigator.

With over 30 years of experience, our firm has been involved in many of the most important intellectual property cases in Israel and has been instrumental in establishing Israeli Intellectual Property jurisprudence.

Our expertise in handling complex IP cases also benefits from the fact that, in addition to law degrees, many members of our team also hold scientific degrees in pharmaceutics, biology, physics etc., as well as advanced business degrees.

Our firm is also frequently retained to assist and advise clients on intellectual property litigation outside Israel.

Our clients include many major multinational and domestic companies in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, aerospace, communications and high-tech, as well as traditional technology companies such as consumer product manufacturers as well as other companies. The firm also frequently represents start-up companies and individual inventors.

The firm is continuously ranked as a top-tier Intellectual Property firm by the major global law firm ranking organizations such as The Legal 500, Chambers, Managing Intellectual Property and D&B, and has on numerous occasions won awards such as IP Law Firm of the Year. Richard Luthi is personally ranked as a top-rated intellectual property litigator.

Richard Luthi
Daniel Lerner
Adv Daniel Lerner  photo Adv Daniel Lerner Partner
Adv Richard Luthi  photo Adv Richard Luthi Managing Partner
Number of lawyers : 10